Healthy at Work - Find the latest state guideance on employer openings here. The City of Hopkinsville's Reopening Plan may be found HERE.
For the latest details on the Commonwealth's response, visit kycovid19.ky.gov or call the COVID-19 Hotline at (800) 722-5725 for more information.
Unemployment Insurance & Benefits Information
Unemployment eligibility has been expanded effective immediately due to COVID-19. Individuals typically not covered by unemployment insurance, including self-employed, independent contractors, freelance workers, substitute teachers, childcare workers employed by religious affiliated organizations and non-profits can now file. Those who left their job for “good cause” because of reasonable risk of exposure (self-quarantine) or due to caring for a family member affected by the virus are also eligible. To file a claim, visit kcc.ky.gov or call (502) 875-0442. If you have questions about your claim, (502) 564-2900 or the local Kentucky Career Center at (270) 889-6509.
COVID-19 Reporting Hotline: To report noncompliance with state coronavirus guidelines, call (833) KY-SAFER or (833) 597-2337. Kentucky Labor Cabinet staff monitors the hotline between 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. CST. Please leave a message for after hours calls. Hopkinsville residents with restaurant concerns may also contact the Christian County Health Department at (270) 887-4160.
If you suspect Price Gouging due to COVID-19, call (888) 432-9257 or complete an online complaint form.
Governor Andy Beshear hosts daily press conferences at 3:00 p.m. CST with a variety of updates. They air live on KET. You may also watch them live and on demand via YouTube or Facebook.